Welcome to St John’s Holiday Cottage – A Spacious 17th Century Rustic Retreat

St Johns Cottage with Hot tub is a perfect location for a celebration. This beautiful quaint and quirky cottage is just 2 miles from the affluent Georgian town of Stamford – recently voted the UK number 1 place to live!
Whatever your ideal Hen Party and Family Celebration is, St Johns Cottages and nearby STAMFORD have it all.

The cottage is ideally situated and within easy access to Rutland water activities beach and aqua park.

Set within the picturesque quaint village of Ryhall in Rutland this spacious unique and stylish cottage (offering optional hire of the Hot Tub) presents a relaxed mix of original rustic features and contemporary mod cons, with interior furnishings and fabrics inspired by Mulberry, and Liberty of London.

Previously featured in Interiors magazine, this spacious family retreat ideally sleeps up to 12 guests in four bedrooms but can accommodate up to 4 more guests as there are 2 separate living rooms each with a double sofa bed.

One of these living rooms is totally private once the door is shut.

Arrive at St Johns Cottage and depending on the season either move to the glorious private garden where you can relax and sip champagne, or in winter set up around the huge Inglenook with open fire. What ever the weather there is always the Jacuzzi / hot tub to retreat to. For alfresco dining there are top of the range barbecue facilities plus patio seating.

If pampering shopping and fine dining are on your agenda you will be spoilt for choice. Nearby Stamford has an a range of boutique shops, ancient Inns/pubs and restaurants. If your after activities visit the award winning aqua park and beach at Rutland water or outdoor pursuits at Grange Farm Leisure,

The cottage itself has great central location within the Rutland Village of Ryhall. Adjacent to the ancient church of St Johns, it is just 1 min walk from 2 award winning pubs The Green Dragon and the Wicked Witch, both serving excellent quality food. The village has a small park with slings and slides and a full size football pitch.

There is also a very handy grocery store within easy walking distance.

For even larger groups of up to 22 please view our other cottage Hill View.

Three counties dog rescue

Proud supporters of Three Counties Dog Rescue

Please visit the fundraising shop for beautifully designed Christmas
cards and gifts


The Fundraising auction starts on the 18th Nov and all items to be
sold are currently in the process of being itemised .

On the day of the auction the site will need to logged into in a similar
way to logging onto ebay.


Key Features

  • Light and airy farmhouse kitchen seating up to 16
  • Huge inglenook open fire [safely guarded]
  • Off road parking for up to 5 cars
  • Internet connection wifi
  • Beautiful private gardens
  • York stone patio with top of the range BBQ facilities and
    night lighting seating up to 16
  • 2 hours drive from central London
  • 2 miles drive historic Georgian town of Stamford
  • 15 minutes drive Rutland Water
  • Flexible rental rates reflecting numbers in party
  • Optional Hire of Hot Tub
  • Walking Distance to two fabulous pubs serving great food (Green Dragon & Wicked Witch)

What Our Recent Guests Thought

I fell in love with this cottage the moment I saw it.
It is magical.

Cooper family, Buckinghamshire.

What a gorgeous cottage – gives you a real taste of country living.

Boaler family, Sheffield.

The cottage is absolutely wonderful, comfortable and superbly decorated. We had a lovely time!

Boyce and Woodward families.

St Johns Cottage “Cosy, Warm and Special”.

Evan’s family.

Beautifully designed and spacious cottage. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Hodson family, Lancashire.